Armed Forces Covenant

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2015.

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Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence 2:30 pm, 13th July 2015

The Government have taken a number of steps to level the playing field for those in the military who seek financial products. We have secured a pledge from the UK Cards Association, the British Bankers Association and the Council of Mortgage Lenders to notify their members that those who serve in the armed forces should not be disadvantaged because of their occupation, and that applications for credit and mortgages should be treated fairly and consistently.